PUBLISHED : Friday, 28 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 28 December, 2012, 9:53am

Going for gold: accessories for the festive season

Nothing suits the festive season better, writesDivia Harilela


Born and raised in Hong Kong, Divia Harilela has worked in lifestyle and fashion media for more than 12 years. Her work has been published in magazines such Vogue China, Departures, Elite Traveler and Surface Asia. Founder of luxury and fashion website The D’Vine, she also blogs for websites including Business of Fashion and

Fashion collectors will be inspired by this vintage looking etched metal box clutch (HK$35,500 from Ralph Lauren). It's the perfect accessory for any black-tie occasion.

The search for the perfect pair of flats is over. Step out in these stylish yet functional ballerina flats (HK$3,600 from Hogan), embellished with gold and silver studs. They can fold in half, making them easy to store. Hogan, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2918 0181

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this limited-edition box of gold chocolate spheres (HK$380 from Joyce) from renowned Parisian chocolatier Hugo & Victor. Joyce, Queen's Road Central, tel: 2810 1120

The Illusion d'Ombre eyeshadow in Apparence (HK$260 from Chanel) is a shimmery shade of gold and bronze that is perfect for day or night. Chanel, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2810 0978

Ideal for the woman on the go, the metallic Pashli satchel (HK$9,690 from 3.1 Phillip Lim) comes with two expandable compartments so you can cart around all your essentials. 3.1 Phillip Lim, Shop 310-1, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2113 0311

Minimalists will appreciate the clean lines of these double hoop earrings (HK$4,500 from Jan Logan), which are made from a striking combination of nine-carat gold and black onyx. Jan Logan, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2918 4212

Old is gold. Budding writers will love this vintage typewriter (HK$18,000 from Lane Crawford), which has been plated with 24-carat gold for a luxe look. Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 21183388

Drama queens will love the attention this metallic gold leather jacket (HK$11,995 by Cedric Charlier from Maria Luisa) will bring. It's the perfect cover-up for winter. Maria Luisa, Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay, tel. 29072028

Afternoon tea will always be special with this TWG Tea Design teapot (HK$3,888). Made from 18-carat gold, it features an inner felt lining to keep tea warm for up to an hour. TWG Tea Boutique, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2796 2828

All jetsetters need a pair of statement sunglasses. Our choice is the limited-edition Venezia frames in gold (HK$6,000 from Valentino), which are studded with rhinestones. Valentino, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2523 8035



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